The role of Blockchain in the energy economy goes well beyond cryptocurrencies and solar-based peer-to-peer solar trading via social networks. The ability to "tokenise" data in a radically decentralized and transparent way among thousands or even millions of participating actors is a revolutionary technology with applications throughout the energy ecosystem. New examples emerge every week.
Over the past seven days, we have seen at least four major blockchain projects announced, each of which has taken on a different energy market and / or a funding challenge. We have already covered the WePower project with Estonia to develop a year's worth of data for the country's electricity grid. Here are the details on the other three that we are monitoring.